Portrait of Newsday reporter Rick Brand taken on

Rick Brand

Rick Brand is a longtime Newsday reporter who writes about politics and government on Long Island.

Spin Cycle 7/28/15 Suffolk real-estate director departs for non-profit Jill Rosen-Nikoloff, Suffolk's director of real estate, is leaving county government to become chief operating
Spin Cycle 7/28/15 Suffolk College foundation election hits a snag A rare battle for the chairmanship of the Suffolk County Community College Foundation was put
Spin Cycle 7/28/15 Judicial races: Suffolk bar OK's Heckman, mum on Budd The Suffolk Bar Association screening panel has found Conservative Howard Heckman qualified to run for
Rick Brand 7/26/15 Kevin McCaffrey may face challenge for union post as well as Suffolk legislature seat Suffolk Legis. Kevin McCaffrey, already embroiled in a no-holds-barred brawl to hold on to his
Spin Cycle 7/19/15 Incumbents so far hold fundraising edge in key Suffolk legislature races In the three key Suffolk legislature battleground races, incumbents hold the edge in the campaign